Jet Aviation AVGAS Tank Inspection

Jet Aviation AVGAS Tank Inspection

CommTank conducted an annual inspection of two 20,000-gallon aboveground storage tanks (AST) containing Jet A fuel, and one 12,000-gallon AST containing AVGAS at Jet Aviation in Bedford, MA. The inspection was performed according to STI SP001 standards.

Tank Inspection STI SP001


  • Reviewed previous inspection reports
  • Performed overall visual appearance inspection
  • Inspected for localized defects
  • Performed a walk around inspection to identify damage to the tanks
  • Inspected piping, connections and fittings
  • Verified the Veeder-Root leak detection equipment was operating properly
  • Performed an ultrasonic thickness test using GE Panametrics Model 37DPIUS Ultrasonic Thickness Gauge

AVGAS Aboveground Storage Tanks

CommTank provided a written Outcome Report that included the following information:

  • A written summary and recommendation based on the inspection results
  • The recommended date for the next inspection, based on the deterioration rate calculated
  • Photos of interior and exterior of tank
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